Power restored after outage in Ware Thursday

Hampshire County

A power outage affected more than a thousand people in eastern Hampshire County early Thursday evening.

Power has since restored for residents in the area. 

The National Grid map showed nearly 1,700 customers without power in Ware around 5:30 p.m.

Ware police said on the department’s Facebook page that multiple calls about the power outage throughout town started coming in at 5:25 p.m.

National Grid told police areas on Route 9 were affected by the power outage. The cause of the issue is currently unknown.

The power outage lasted at least two hours. 

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